Wise Villa Winery

Placer County wineries represent region well at 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Placer County wineries clean up at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. If it sounds familiar, it’s only because th ...

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

‘Grape Days of Summer’ a great way to explore region

Everyone’s talking about “farm to table” these days, but it’s nothing new to wineries. Most of their tasting rooms are but a walk from where the grapes are ...

Our View: County’s ‘community center’ approval grows concern

In this month of so-called “madness,” the quintessential scene of the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat played out – only this time it wasn’t on a b ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

Placer County winery’s growth plans challenged

    The debate over the definition of what or what isn’t a “community center” is due to reach Placer County Board of Supervisors ears Tuesday. Four g ...

Placer County winemakers take home the hardware

While it doesn’t hold the pedigree of Napa or the popularity of Sonoma, Placer County held its own at the largest competition of American wines in the world, the San Francisc ...